Category Archives: California

Vespertine pleasures. Scattered across the vast terrain of Death Valley National Park in California are several fields of sand dunes. The Ibex Dunes in the park’s southeast corner are set against the backdrop of the picturesque Saddle Peak Hills. This rather remote address sees relatively few visitors.          

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Fiery. Early morning in the Amargosa Valley on the border of California and Nevada, not far from Death Valley National Park. No pixels or saturation sliders were molested in the making of these images. Conversion from ProPhoto colourspace to sRGB (for web display) crushes the Reds.        

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Waves in the sky. Named after the two great men of science who made pioneering contributions to Fluid Dynamics, the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability is observed in a wide range of phenomena both on Earth and beyond. For instance, the Red Spot of Jupiter, the Sun’s corona and the bands of Saturn. These Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds were seen […]

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